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PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:40 am 
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Beautiful scenery in Concord, New Hampshire at the ENGVT Concord Criterium this weekend. Fancied myself a quick iPhone shot before my race.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:38 am 
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Excellent. Great choice on the wheels.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:08 pm 
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Oh man that Firefly looks so simple and classic looking. I've been on the fence about one this entire month.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:32 pm 
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Firefly asked owners to send them a the "classic side shot" of their bikes out in the wild. I imagine they're making a gallery of them.

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I've been thinking about treating myself to a full Thomson cockpit after the holidays. We shall see.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:22 pm 
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That is damn near perfect. Chapeau!

Whatever you do, be sure to always match the bars, stem and seatpost....the curtains MUST match the carpet! :beerchug:

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 11:03 pm 
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...if applicable the fork too :wink:


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I don't believe Thomson does a fork but regardless, yes, if I change one part of the finishing kit I will definitely change them all to match.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:55 am 
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I really wish this picture had come out better. The snow coming down was super heavy, and the shot I thought I'd taken was going to show that. Unfortunately you can't really see the snowfall.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:00 am 
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Thomson kit is 100% worth doing. i love all of mine, the bars are something else and I managed to convince myself that the Masterpiece was worth it. Or that I was worth it.. something like that. Regardless, no regrets.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:25 pm 
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There's a buzz in the air in Boston, should be a very special day on Monday.

Rode the magical steed to work today.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:47 pm 
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Sweet, sweet frame. Firefly make exceptional frames, those weld are beautiful


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 7:13 pm 
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Maybe not the most extraordinary of changes, but I recently scuffed up my decals a little bit. I brought it in to Firefly yesterday and had them re-done, this time in solid black.

First, acetone to remove the existing decals (Kevin, their frame designer):
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Then after the downtube was cleaned, new decals applied (Tyler, the welder):
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And voila:
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:53 pm 
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NICE. I think I like it better with the all black.

Regardless I hope you enjoy it for a long time to come!!!


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Firefly make really amazing bikes. Timeless classics.

Parlee Z5, Trek Madone, Colnago Dream,

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Very Nice! What seatpost are using - PMP?


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